Period
to 25 January 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for .NET Core skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited .NET Core over the 6 months to 25 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

.NET Core
UK > England
6 months to
25 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 45 100 216
Rank change year-on-year +55 +116 +360
Permanent jobs citing .NET Core 2,973 3,482 2,375
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 5.13% 3.01% 1.68%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.96% 7.77% 4.26%
Number of salaries quoted 3,232 3,394 2,337
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £84,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%

.NET Core is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 24,867 44,786 55,761
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 42.88% 38.78% 39.53%
Number of salaries quoted 21,272 37,392 46,544
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £31,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

.NET Core
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing .NET Core as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for .NET Core in England

.NET Core
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing .NET Core in England.

Salary trend for .NET Core in England

.NET Core
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing .NET Core in England over the 6 months to 25 January 2021.

Salary histogram for .NET Core in England

.NET Core
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing .NET Core within the England region over the 6 months to 25 January 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +44 1,067 £70,000 +7.69% 206
South East +66 784 £55,000 +10.00% 150
North of England +17 515 £50,000 +11.11% 194
North West +26 349 £50,000 - 123
Midlands +53 289 £45,500 +7.06% 113
South West +60 242 £45,000 - 47
East Midlands +39 149 £47,500 +18.75% 50
West Midlands +54 140 £45,250 -4.74% 63
Yorkshire -19 119 £47,500 +11.76% 56
East of England +50 56 £50,000 -16.67% 46
North East +26 47 £50,000 +17.65% 15
.NET Core
UK

For the 6 months to 25 January 2021, IT jobs citing .NET Core also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for .NET Core.

1 2,969 (99.87%) .NET
2 2,539 (85.40%) C#
3 1,647 (55.40%) Azure
4 1,582 (53.21%) Agile Software Development
5 1,555 (52.30%) JavaScript
6 1,261 (42.42%) SQL
7 1,054 (35.45%) SQL Server
8 1,034 (34.78%) MVC
9 994 (33.43%) ASP.NET
10 954 (32.09%) .NET Framework
11 934 (31.42%) Microservices
12 870 (29.26%) AngularJS
13 855 (28.76%) React
13 855 (28.76%) TDD
14 840 (28.25%) DevOps
15 796 (26.77%) CSS
16 775 (26.07%) Software Engineering
17 736 (24.76%) HTML
18 639 (21.49%) Docker
19 620 (20.85%) AWS
20 608 (20.45%) Scrum
21 603 (20.28%) ASP.NET Web API
22 537 (18.06%) Finance
23 496 (16.68%) Microsoft
24 431 (14.50%) SOLID
25 430 (14.46%) Entity Framework
26 427 (14.36%) TypeScript
27 414 (13.93%) ASP.NET MVC
28 404 (13.59%) Kubernetes
29 364 (12.24%) Git (software)

.NET Core
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 114 (3.83%) NServiceBus
2 82 (2.76%) SharePoint
3 71 (2.39%) CMS
4 51 (1.72%) Elasticsearch
5 46 (1.55%) IIS
6 39 (1.31%) Confluence
7 32 (1.08%) Apache Spark
7 32 (1.08%) Umbraco
8 29 (0.98%) EPiServer
9 18 (0.61%) Sitecore CMS
10 9 (0.30%) Apache
10 9 (0.30%) nginx
11 8 (0.27%) Kentico
12 6 (0.20%) Sitefinity
13 4 (0.13%) BizTalk Server
13 4 (0.13%) Headless CMS
14 3 (0.10%) SharePoint 2010
14 3 (0.10%) SharePoint 2013
14 3 (0.10%) WordPress
15 2 (0.067%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 16 (0.54%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (0.37%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 11 (0.37%) InVision
2 11 (0.37%) Sketch
3 10 (0.34%) Chatbot
4 5 (0.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.067%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 57 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (0.57%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 9 (0.30%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (0.10%) Maximo
5 1 (0.034%) Distributed Ledger
5 1 (0.034%) Magento
5 1 (0.034%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.034%) nopCommerce
Cloud Services
1 1,647 (55.40%) Azure
2 620 (20.85%) AWS
3 188 (6.32%) PaaS
4 154 (5.18%) SaaS
5 139 (4.68%) Serverless
6 99 (3.33%) IaaS
7 83 (2.79%) GCP
8 73 (2.46%) Azure Functions
9 53 (1.78%) GitHub
10 49 (1.65%) Azure Active Directory
11 36 (1.21%) Dynamics 365
12 30 (1.01%) Slack
13 29 (0.98%) Azure Data Factory
13 29 (0.98%) npm
14 27 (0.91%) AWS CloudFormation
15 26 (0.87%) Logic Apps
16 25 (0.84%) Power Platform
17 24 (0.81%) AWS Lambda
17 24 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
18 17 (0.57%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 125 (4.20%) HTTP
2 97 (3.26%) Skype
3 27 (0.91%) Internet
4 11 (0.37%) AMQP
5 10 (0.34%) WEP
6 7 (0.24%) RTP
7 4 (0.13%) DNS
7 4 (0.13%) Firewall
8 3 (0.10%) Intranet
9 2 (0.067%) RFID
9 2 (0.067%) SSL
9 2 (0.067%) VPN
10 1 (0.034%) TCP/IP
10 1 (0.034%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,054 (35.45%) SQL Server
2 353 (11.87%) NoSQL
3 153 (5.15%) MongoDB
4 111 (3.73%) Redis
5 97 (3.26%) Relational Database
6 86 (2.89%) Azure SQL Database
7 68 (2.29%) MySQL
7 68 (2.29%) PostgreSQL
8 60 (2.02%) Cosmos DB
9 32 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 31 (1.04%) SQL Server 2019
11 27 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 21 (0.71%) Big Data
13 19 (0.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 19 (0.64%) SQLPlus
14 17 (0.57%) SQL Server 2016
15 15 (0.50%) SQL Server 2012
16 11 (0.37%) Data Lake
16 11 (0.37%) Event Store
16 11 (0.37%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 364 (12.24%) Git (software)
2 154 (5.18%) TeamCity
3 153 (5.15%) Octopus Deploy
3 153 (5.15%) Selenium
4 149 (5.01%) Team Foundation Server
5 119 (4.00%) GitLab
6 109 (3.67%) Visual Studio
7 102 (3.43%) Visual Studio Team System
8 89 (2.99%) JIRA
9 85 (2.86%) Jenkins
10 82 (2.76%) NUnit
11 48 (1.61%) Cypress.io
12 40 (1.35%) webpack
13 38 (1.28%) Moq
14 31 (1.04%) Storybook
15 30 (1.01%) SpecFlow
16 29 (0.98%) Bitbucket
16 29 (0.98%) Grunt
17 23 (0.77%) MSTest
18 21 (0.71%) Postman
General
1 537 (18.06%) Finance
2 123 (4.14%) Front Office
3 56 (1.88%) Games
4 53 (1.78%) Public Sector
5 51 (1.72%) Telecoms
6 46 (1.55%) Retail
7 45 (1.51%) Back Office
8 41 (1.38%) Marketing
9 38 (1.28%) Advertising
10 34 (1.14%) Law
11 30 (1.01%) Banking
11 30 (1.01%) Manufacturing
12 22 (0.74%) Electronics
13 17 (0.57%) Automotive
14 16 (0.54%) Publishing
15 15 (0.50%) Aerospace
15 15 (0.50%) Police
16 10 (0.34%) Financial Institution
17 9 (0.30%) Investment Banking
18 8 (0.27%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2,286 (76.89%) Developer
2 1,337 (44.97%) .NET Developer
3 873 (29.36%) C# Developer
4 671 (22.57%) Senior Developer
5 616 (20.72%) Software Developer
6 571 (19.21%) C# .NET Developer
7 401 (13.49%) Senior .NET Developer
8 365 (12.28%) Software Engineer
9 331 (11.13%) .NET Software Developer
10 278 (9.35%) C# Software Developer
11 272 (9.15%) Full Stack Developer
12 262 (8.81%) Senior C# Developer
13 245 (8.24%) Azure Developer
14 182 (6.12%) Senior C# .NET Developer
15 179 (6.02%) .NET Software Engineer
16 178 (5.99%) Senior Software Developer
17 134 (4.51%) Angular Developer
18 127 (4.27%) SQL Developer
19 117 (3.94%) Senior Software Engineer
20 108 (3.63%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,969 (99.87%) .NET
2 994 (33.43%) ASP.NET
3 954 (32.09%) .NET Framework
4 870 (29.26%) AngularJS
5 855 (28.76%) React
6 796 (26.77%) CSS
7 736 (24.76%) HTML
8 603 (20.28%) ASP.NET Web API
9 430 (14.46%) Entity Framework
10 414 (13.93%) ASP.NET MVC
11 357 (12.01%) REST
12 352 (11.84%) Vue.js
13 322 (10.83%) Web Services
14 320 (10.76%) jQuery
15 279 (9.38%) ASP.NET Core
16 244 (8.21%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 235 (7.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 224 (7.53%) Node.js
19 211 (7.10%) HTML5
20 199 (6.69%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 324 (10.90%) Greenfield Project
2 202 (6.79%) Analytical Skills
3 119 (4.00%) User Experience
4 110 (3.70%) Hedge funds
5 87 (2.93%) Mobile App
6 75 (2.52%) Derivative
7 74 (2.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 73 (2.46%) N-Tier
9 70 (2.35%) Algorithms
10 60 (2.02%) Self-Motivation
11 56 (1.88%) Data Structures
12 51 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
13 50 (1.68%) Equities
14 44 (1.48%) Fixed Income
15 36 (1.21%) Cloud Native
16 30 (1.01%) Reinsurance
17 21 (0.71%) LIMS
18 20 (0.67%) Renewable Energy
19 18 (0.61%) Virtual Team
20 14 (0.47%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 143 (4.81%) Windows
2 124 (4.17%) Linux
3 28 (0.94%) Android
4 20 (0.67%) Windows Server
5 12 (0.40%) Apple iOS
6 5 (0.17%) Ubuntu
7 3 (0.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.10%) VMS
8 1 (0.034%) Unix
8 1 (0.034%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,582 (53.21%) Agile Software Development
2 1,034 (34.78%) MVC
3 934 (31.42%) Microservices
4 855 (28.76%) TDD
5 840 (28.25%) DevOps
6 775 (26.07%) Software Engineering
7 608 (20.45%) Scrum
8 431 (14.50%) SOLID
9 354 (11.91%) Test Automation
10 324 (10.90%) Unit Testing
11 318 (10.70%) Fintech
12 313 (10.53%) Mentoring
13 300 (10.09%) OO
14 291 (9.79%) Continuous Integration
15 271 (9.12%) Web Development
16 242 (8.14%) BDD
17 193 (6.49%) SDLC
18 159 (5.35%) SOA
19 154 (5.18%) Problem-Solving
20 151 (5.08%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 2,539 (85.40%) C#
2 1,555 (52.30%) JavaScript
3 1,261 (42.42%) SQL
4 427 (14.36%) TypeScript
5 225 (7.57%) Python
6 215 (7.23%) T-SQL
7 151 (5.08%) C++
8 127 (4.27%) PowerShell
9 125 (4.20%) Go
10 124 (4.17%) Java
11 52 (1.75%) VB.NET
12 25 (0.84%) VB
13 24 (0.81%) ES6
14 22 (0.74%) F#
15 19 (0.64%) Ruby
16 16 (0.54%) Bash Shell
17 13 (0.44%) Perl
18 12 (0.40%) XAML
19 10 (0.34%) PL/SQL
20 9 (0.30%) R
Qualifications
1 281 (9.45%) Degree
2 97 (3.26%) Computer Science Degree
3 18 (0.61%) SC Cleared
3 18 (0.61%) Security Cleared
4 15 (0.50%) ISTQB
4 15 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (0.47%) ISEB
6 13 (0.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 10 (0.34%) HNC
8 4 (0.13%) Numerate Degree
9 3 (0.10%) Master's Degree
9 3 (0.10%) MCPD
10 2 (0.067%) AWS Certification
11 1 (0.034%) CFA
11 1 (0.034%) CIW
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 115 (3.87%) QA
2 6 (0.20%) PSD2
3 4 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.13%) SLA
4 3 (0.10%) EMIR
4 3 (0.10%) MiFID
5 1 (0.034%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.034%) GDPR
System Software
1 639 (21.49%) Docker
2 17 (0.57%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.10%) LXC
5 2 (0.067%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 404 (13.59%) Kubernetes
2 166 (5.58%) Terraform
3 31 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
4 23 (0.77%) Kibana
4 23 (0.77%) MIIS
5 16 (0.54%) Ansible
6 14 (0.47%) Puppet
7 7 (0.24%) Grafana
8 6 (0.20%) Prometheus
9 4 (0.13%) logstash
10 3 (0.10%) Istio
11 1 (0.034%) HP Quality Center
11 1 (0.034%) Nagios
11 1 (0.034%) OpenView
11 1 (0.034%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 496 (16.68%) Microsoft
2 58 (1.95%) Nintex
3 54 (1.82%) Google
4 40 (1.35%) Xamarin
5 38 (1.28%) Oracle
6 34 (1.14%) VMware
7 24 (0.81%) Atlassian
8 21 (0.71%) SAP
9 20 (0.67%) Sitecore
10 17 (0.57%) Sparx
11 13 (0.44%) Databricks
11 13 (0.44%) Red Hat
12 11 (0.37%) Adobe
12 11 (0.37%) Telerik
13 6 (0.20%) Cadence
14 4 (0.13%) MuleSoft
14 4 (0.13%) Murex
14 4 (0.13%) Sophis
14 4 (0.13%) Xceptor
15 2 (0.067%) Dynatrace